Al Ras

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Not to be confused with Ras Al Khor. ‹See Tfd›
Al Ras
الراس
United Arab Emirates community
Business district of Al Ras
Business district of Al Ras
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Dubai
City Dubai
Area
 • Total 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population [1] (2000)
 • Total 6,812
Community number 112
Coordinates 25°16′02″N 55°17′39″E / 25.26732°N 55.29428°E / 25.26732; 55.29428Coordinates: 25°16′02″N 55°17′39″E / 25.26732°N 55.29428°E / 25.26732; 55.29428


Al Ras (Arabic: الراس‎) is a locality in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is the easternmost locality in the area of Deira and borders the Dubai Creek to the west and south, and Al Dhagaya and Al Buteen to the east. Al Ras, literally meaning The Cape, is one of the oldest communities in Deira. It is bounded on the north, south and west by route D 85 (Al Baniyas Road) and to the east by Old Baladiya Street (110th Road).

Important landmarks in Al Ras include Dubai Central Public Library, St. George Hotel, Dubai Spice Souk, Dubai Gold Souk and Al Ras Hotel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000